Category Archives: Breast Reconstruction

Northwestern Specialists in Plastic Surgery

Is a Nipple Tattoo the New Beginning You Want?

Nipple reconstruction is typically not a primary aspect of breast reconstruction after mastectomy. When a nipple-sparing mastectomy is not possible, women have several options they can consider. In recent years, nipple tattooing has become a popular choice. What is nipple tattooing? Traditional nipple tattoos had been performed by medical aestheticians as well as by some […]


Breast Reconstruction Surgery Chicago, IL

Breast Reconstruction: Why, How, and Whom

A breast cancer diagnosis brings with it quite a few details to understand. A woman has much more to cope with than her specific diagnosis. To preserve health, it is necessary to decide quickly how she wishes to address your situation. Treatment itself is often quite physically and emotionally taxing. Then, if part of the […]


Breast Reconstruction Surgery Chicago, IL

Nipple Reconstruction: The Final Step in Restoring Natural-Looking Breasts

Breast cancer is only succeeded by skin cancer in women. The National Cancer Institute estimated that more than 265,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year. In 2017, the American Society of Plastic Surgery reported over 106,000 breast reconstruction procedures. Breast reconstruction can be a pivotal step in achieving significant psychosocial benefits for a […]